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MORRISON, the Hon. Scott JohnBiography for MORRISON, the Hon. Scott John

Member for Cook (NSW)

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Cook, New South Wales, 2007, 2010 and 2013.


Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection from 18.9.13.


Committee Service

Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 21.6.11 to 30.3.12.

House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 11.3.08 to 25.9.08; Family, Community, Housing and Youth from 25.9.08 to 30.11.09; Economics from 11.8.09 to 3.2.10.

Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 11.3.08 to 25.9.08.

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 11.3.08 to 3.2.10; Migration from 3.2.10 to 10.2.10.


Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Official visits to Nauru, August 2010; Malaysia, June 2011.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 22.9.08 to 18.9.13. Shadow Minister for Housing and Development from 22.9.08 to 8.12.09; Shadow Minister for Immigration and Citizenship from 8.12.09 to 18.9.13; Shadow Minister for Productivity and Population from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.


Party Positions

State Director, Liberal Party (NSW) 2000-04.


Personal

Born 13.5.1968, Sydney, NSW.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BSc(Hons)(NSW).

National Manager, Policy and Research Property Council of Australia 1989-95.

Deputy Chief Executive, Australian Tourism Task Force 1995-96.

General Manager, Tourism Council 1996-98.

Director, NZ Office of Tourism and Sport 1998-2000.

State Director, Liberal Party (NSW) 2000-04.

Managing Director, Tourism Australia 2004-06.

Principal, MSAS Pty Ltd 2006-07.


Electorate

Description: inner metropolitan.

Location: south-eastern Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Bonnet Bay, Burraneer, Caringbah, Caringbah South, Como, Cronulla, Dolans Bay, Grays Point, Gymea, Gymea Bay, Kangaroo Point, Kareela, Kirrawee, Kurnell, Lilli Pilli, Miranda, Oyster Bay, Port Hacking, Sylvania, Sylvania Waters, Taren Point, Woolooware, Yowie Bay and parts of Jannali and Sutherland.

Area: 100 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 104 183 (at 7.9.13).

Industries: petroleum refineries at Kurnell, steel fabrication, pharmaceutical plant, boat building and oyster farming.

State electorates: Cook includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Cronulla, and parts of Heathcote and Miranda.